Update: 12:30 | 15/08/2020
Empowered by the Prime Minister, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung on August 14 presented medical equipment worth US$60,000 as a relief package of the Vietnamese Government and people to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to support their fight against Covid-19.
The Vietnamese official said the pandemic is developing complicatedly in many countries in the world, including Vietnam. However, the Southeast Asian nation wants to support regional and international friends in this difficult time.
A token of the gift is handed by Deputy FM Nguyen Quoc Dung (R) to Bangladeshi Ambassador to Vietnam Samina Naz.
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are traditional friends of Vietnam and boast sound bilateral relations over the past decades, he said.
Ambassadors of the two countries thanked the Vietnamese Government and people for their support and spoke highly of Vietnam’s Covid-19 response.
They affirmed to continue strengthening coordination and sharing information with Vietnam in protecting health and safety for people.